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Oct 4, 2012 7:00pm EDT
wants to see some common ground before we go bankrupt and before the unemployment rate goes back to 10%. what romney said is, i can do it. and you could see obama's body language. he was petulan it, looking down because he knows he couldn't get it done. that by itself crossing the aisle for common ground. don't have to give up your principles. if you call that moderate fine. i'm telling you it's pragmatic. that's what you've got here, a conservative who's pragmatic. >> democrats thinking those are moderate positions we're closer to a deal than we thought we were. >> that's right. >> now what he dead, and i don't think he actually changed any of his policies. i've been following this campaign painfully so at times minute-by-minute for the last year or so. up don't think he changed substantively. what i think he did was use different language and tone. when he began talking about the role of government he talked about caring for people who are less fortunate. >> not scaring. i got to get out. steve we're going to have you back again. love to have you back. jennifer's going to hang around
Oct 5, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. what you didn't hear romney say today is what he's been saying for years, that the unemployment rate is above 8% for 44 months. that talking point is done. it's over and it's going to be a little hard for him to make that economic case. >> let me say something about this, though. i looked back at the data four years ago, exactly four years ago -- i'm sorry, eight years ago. the democrats ran against the bush economy. do you know what the unemployment rate was in october of 2004? it was 5.5%. there's a big deference between a 55.5% -- >> igor, 7.8% unemployment ain't much to run on. you still got problems. and igor, it's still a 2% economy. i mean, this is an anemic, the worst economy in modern times going back to 1947. now the question, though, politically, igor, i want you both to weigh in before we leave, politically does this stop obama's drop from the debate? igor, real fast, please. >> i don't think the drop is that great and, yes, there's a lot of -- >> no, it doesn't because the debate performance reenergized the conservative movement and republican donors and voters around th
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